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September 2019 Events

Hello Family! As summer winds down and the weather begins to cool, we prepare for fall. Please help us celebrate the turning of the wheel with these awesome upcoming events: Saturday September 14th – Full Moon – Welcome All! We will gather in the pavilion at 7 pm for...

August 2019 Events

Hello Family! So many wonderful rituals planned for you this August! PLEASE NOTE time changes!!!! See you there!! Lammas || August 2nd || Gather at 7pm || Potluck to follow Ritual || Open to all! Join us to celebrate Lammas, the ancient festival of First Harvest, on...

July 2019 Events

July Events at the Temple Hello Family! Please mark your calendars for these awesome events coming up in July. New Moon || July 2nd || Potluck at 7pm in the Pavilion || Ritual at 8pm in the Temple || Open to all! The intention for this New Moon in Cancer will be...

Artist Trading Cards

Even if you can’t come to the Temple for an Artist Retreat, you can contribute your artistic talent through our Artist Trading Card Project.

Gift Economy

The Temple of Goddess Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet promotes Goddess Spirituality, Peace, and the Gift Economy.  The Goddess Temple is a project of the Center for the Study of the Gift Economy under the direction of Genevieve Vaughan.  Here, feminine values are honored and the Divine Mother is revered.

The sand-colored stucco Temple opens to the elements of nature, with archways to the four directions and an open roof to the sky. Peace and reverence live within the temple, welcoming all that come. Together in ritual we celebrate the dance of the earth, sun, and moon. All are invited to pray, meditate, and connect with the Divine Feminine that is within and around us.

Gift Economy, Donations and The Future of the Temple

Recently a young woman taking a college class wanted to write a paper on the Temple, and asked me to fill out a questionnaire.  One of the questions asked was where I thought the Temple would be 20 years from now.  My answer was: That will depend entirely on the...

Community Contributions

Hello Community, The Temple has been serving the community for over 20 years, and the vast majority of our funding comes directly from Temple founder Genevieve Vaughan. Since we are “gift economy”, and do not charge for rituals or stays in the Guest House,  I would...

The Gift Economy

by Genevieve Vaughan Paper given at the Women's Worlds Conference at the University of Makerere in Uganda, Summer 2002. Download a PDF I believe we can say that Capitalism is Patriarchal, especially Northern or 'Western' Capitalism. We can say Capitalism is actually...


Welcome to the Goddess Temple of Sekhmet. I am so happy you have come to visit me. I am the Goddess of fertility, the desert, and much more. Fire is my element, and the Sun is my messenger. Come closer, I may whisper one of my more than 10,000 names to you. Humans only know about 4,000. But you may know more, – perhaps! Visit with me, show me your love and sincerity. Tell me of your dreams. . I also want to know of your dedication to purifying this Earth and honoring every spirit. Can you welcome death and know its true intention? Why give life to death?

Sacred Art At The Temple

Spiritual retreat can take many forms. Imagine coming to the Temple of Goddess Spirituality for an artist’s retreat. Here in the deep peace of the desert silence, ideas are waiting to germinate. Come paint a picture, make a sculpture, or create a beautiful mosaic piece. Creativity is one of the most spiritual acts we are capable of. When we bring something into being, we are expressing our Goddess nature. What is waiting to come to birth through you? By giving yourself the gift of the desert’s silence and stillness, you can deepen into the Source from which creativity …